Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of polypetalous plants, of the order Zygophylleæ

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  • noun annual or perennial herbs or subshrubs of warm regions

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[New Latin Tribulus, genus name, from Latin tribolus, tribulus, spiny plant, puncture vine (Tribulus terrestris), water chestnut, from Greek tribolos.]

Examples

  • The Indian herb puncturevine, also known as tribulus, is reputed to stimulate the production of testosterone, which should increase muscle.

    Earl Mindell’s New Herb Bible

  • Today, puncturevine, also known as tribulus, attracts the attention of the gym crowd because it is reputed to boost testosterone levels, which can help build muscle.

    Earl Mindell’s New Herb Bible

  • The Indian herb puncturevine, also known as tribulus, is reputed to stimulate the production of testosterone, which should increase muscle.

    Earl Mindell’s New Herb Bible

  • The Indian herb puncturevine, also known as tribulus, is reputed to stimulate the production of testosterone, which should increase muscle.

    Earl Mindell’s New Herb Bible

  • The Indian herb puncturevine, also known as tribulus, is reputed to stimulate the production of testosterone, which should increase muscle.

    Earl Mindell’s New Herb Bible

  • Today, puncturevine, also known as tribulus, attracts the attention of the gym crowd because it is reputed to boost testosterone levels, which can help build muscle.

    Earl Mindell’s New Herb Bible

  • Today, puncturevine, also known as tribulus, attracts the attention of the gym crowd because it is reputed to boost testosterone levels, which can help build muscle.

    Earl Mindell’s New Herb Bible

  • Today, puncturevine, also known as tribulus, attracts the attention of the gym crowd because it is reputed to boost testosterone levels, which can help build muscle.

    Earl Mindell’s New Herb Bible

  • In general, reducing water retention that surrounds muscles with a healthy diuretic such as tribulus makes the body look leaner and sculpted.

    Letha's Asian Health Secrets

  • Other herbal treatments for erectile dysfunction include horny goat weed, cuscuta seed extract or semen cuscutae, tribulus terrestris or puncture vine, damiana or turnera aphrodisiaca.

    Herbal Remedies for Erectile Dysfunction

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